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afflict
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Brave New World
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  • The malice and bad tempers from which other people had to take holidays never afflicted him.
  • He felt strong enough to meet and overcome affliction, strong enough to face even Iceland.
  • One gramme, she decided, would not be enough; hers had been more than a one-gramme affliction.
  • Often in the past he had wondered what it would be like to be subjected (soma-less and with nothing but his own inward resources to rely on) to some great trial, some pain, some persecution; he had even longed for affliction.
  • For the sake of the labourers; it would be sheer cruelty to afflict them with excessive leisure.

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  • She is afflicted by diabetes.
  • While taking the test, she was afflicted with a toothache and a throbbing head.

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